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America Needs Children's Commisioner

Reading the News is a Constant Reminder of Why We Need a National Children’s...

I felt uneasy as I was doing my usual scroll through the daily news last week and read about child sexual abuse, child abuse in government facilities, and the failure of government agencies to...
Boys Will Be Real Boys

Boys Will Be (Real) Boys

A few weeks ago, a friend stumbled across a picture of her 10-year-old son and his younger cousin that threw her for a loop. While visiting a pirate museum with family, the two boys became...
Ugly Truth

Telling The Ugly Truth About Sex Abuse

"Don't ask, don't tell" didn’t work for the military, and it doesn't work for the deeply troubling issue of sexual assault either. Our culture's longstanding fear of asking and telling about sexual assault has contributed...
Rape By Any Other Name

A Rape by Any Other Name

The first time I told someone what was happening to me, I had no understanding that I was being sexually abused. I wasn't reporting a crime. In my mind, I was confessing a sin. I...
Childhood Trauma

How Childhood Trauma can Affect Mental and Physical Health into Adulthood

For millions of children in the U.S., poverty, neglect or abuse is a reality of everyday life, though these struggles are often hidden from view. Adult survivors often feel ashamed about and stigmatized for their...

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